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Wake Forest goalie Andrew Pannenberg, who was drafted by Orlando City in this year’s MLS Draft, running with McNally.

Deacon Spotlight: Cole McNally

Bry Richards, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Hailing from Mount Airy, Md. Wake Forest goalkeeper Cole McNally is no stranger to soccer’s extraordinary world. McNally began playing soccer under his father’s wing at the tender age of three before...

Antoine Griezmann warming up with his teammates before 
a pre-season match at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.

Barcelona suffers massive loss to PSG

Charles Horn, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Kylian Mbappe sealed his hat-trick with an expert first-time finish, placed in the far right corner of Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen’s net, capping a 4-1 victory for Paris Saint-Germain...

Manchester City keeps on rolling

Manchester City keeps on rolling

Charles Horn February 14, 2021

A quick glance at Manchester City’s injury report indicates the club should have serious problems given the absence of their all-time top goalscorer in Sergio Aguero and the reigning Player of the Year,...

Six Demon Deacons selected in pro soccer drafts

Christina Denovio, Sports Editor January 28, 2021

To say Wake Forest soccer is killing it would be an understatement. Men’s team players Calvin Harris, Michael DeShields, Justin McMaster and Andrew Pannenberg were all selected in the 2021 Major League...

With multiple key players sidelined due to COVID-19 and contact tracing, the squad was short-handed in their loss to UVA in the ACC Tournament (Photo courtesy of @WakeMSoccer/Twitter)

Deacs eliminated from ACC tournament

JB Blood, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

It was a bizarre way to end a bizarre year. After rolling through the regular season with a 7-1 record, an 18-to-5 advantage in goals scored — good enough for the top seed in the ACC South division —...

U.S. Men’s National Team impressive in friendlies

Charles Horn, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

 For the first time since a match back in February against Costa Rica, the United States Men’s National Team returned to the pitch with two friendlies against Wales and Panama. Both matches were...

Centerback and sophomore Nico Benalcazar has played a monumental role in the Deacon’s defensive successes this season (Photo courtesy of  Wake Forest Men’s Soccer Twitter)

Deacs continue dominance as playoffs approach

JB Blood, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

The Wake Forest Men’s Soccer team is peaking at just the right time. With the opening round of the ACC Tournament less than a week away, the Deacs are riding high into the postseason and coming off a...

Machop Chol was honored as a senior before the Deacs' win (Photo courtesy of Wake Forest Athletic Communications)

Wake Forest Men’s Soccer shuts out Clemson

JB Blood, Staff Writer November 5, 2020
The Deacs evened the season series against Clemson with a 2-0 win

Champions League kicks off new season

Charles Horn, Staff Writer November 5, 2020

Soccer’s premier club competition, the UEFA Champions League, kicked off amid record setting coronavirus cases and the rumored creation of a European Super League, in the mold of the NFL and other American...

Cristiano Ronaldo has recently tested positive for COVID-19 (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Rise in COVID-19 cases plagues European soccer

Charles Horn, Staff Writer October 22, 2020

As Portugal handily defeated Sweden in a UEFA Nations League match, their star forward and one of the planet’s most famous athletes, Cristiano Ronaldo, sat in the back of an air ambulance as he flew...

Wake Forest Men’s Soccer suffers first loss

JB Blood, Staff Writer October 22, 2020

It was a tale of two endings. Last Tuesday against Clemson, the Wake Forest Men's Soccer team lost a heartbreaker by a score of 2-1 after a late Clemson goal. There would be no heartbreak, though, in Wake...

Men’s Soccer Team continues dominant streak

Men’s Soccer Team continues dominant streak

James Blood October 15, 2020

It was raining goals and rain as the top-ranked Wake Forest Men’s Soccer team bested the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) by a score of 3-0 in their only matchup against a non-ACC team this...

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